Meniere’s Disease in Childhood Implications for Management in the School Environment Research Article
Research Article  |   July 01, 1990
Meniere’s Disease in Childhood
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Susan E. Hance
    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, 185 Riverview Terrace, Lake Wylie, SC 29710
  • Requests for reprints may be sent to Susan E. Hance, 185 Riverview Terrace, Lake Wylie, SC 29710.
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Hearing Disorders / Balance & Balance Disorders / School-Based Settings / Research Articles
Research Article   |   July 01, 1990
Meniere’s Disease in Childhood
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, July 1990, Vol. 21, 132-134. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.2103.132
History: Received July 13, 1989 , Accepted October 23, 1989
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, July 1990, Vol. 21, 132-134. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.2103.132
History: Received July 13, 1989; Accepted October 23, 1989

The incidence of Meniere’s disease in childhood has been reported to range between 1% and 7% of all patients diagnosed with the disease. The classic triad of symptoms including tinnitus, fluctuating hearing loss, and vertigo presents specific problems in the school setting. This paper is a review of the literature including incidence, symptoms and diagnosis, eitology, treatment, and implications for management in the school environment. Description of an actual case study is also presented.

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